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Oyeyemi Advocates Local Tyre Manufacturing

.Calls on Dunlop, Michelin to Re-open Plants in Nigeria ROTIMI ASHER The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has appealed to Dunlop and Michelin to re-open tyre manufacturing plants in Nigeria. Making the plea on Friday during the opening ceremony of Nigeria Auto Journalists Association’s Annual training workshop held at Nero Hotel, Lekki Lagos, Oyeyemi, ...

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VEHICLE RECALLS: WHY AUTO BUYER SHOULD PATRONIZE LOCAL MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS

By: ENGR. AMINU JALAL (DG, NADDC) Modern cars have complex electro-mechanical systems with over 2,000 parts. Some of these will occasionally be found to have design and/or manufacturing faults. To ensure Customer satisfaction and safety, Automotive Manufacturers have devised Manufacturer warranty, recall services and special service campaigns to replace/repair such identified faults. This is done through their authorized distributors. In ...

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FG Targets 40% Local Content Development for Auto Industry

By: ROTIMI ASHER (with Agency report) The National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) is targeting 40 per cent local content development in the automotive sector within the next five years. The Director General of the council, Mr Aminu Jalal, disclosed this last, when fielding questions from newsmen in Abuja. According to Jalal, NADDC’s emphaisis has shifted to the second ...

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Boulos Hits 50% Local Content On New Piaggio 200

BOULOS Enterprises Limited (BEL) continues its journey towards producing a full made-in-Nigeria vehicle with the launch of new Piaggio CP200 Van. Based on the world’s bestselling tri-cycle, the Piaggio Ape 200cc passenger tricycle, Boulos has designed, fabricated and manufactured a van version for commercial use in Nigeria. Entire rear section of the van, including its rear floor platform, steel structure, ...

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